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by Ever Bluer
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Time flies
Replies: 10
Views: 388

Re: Time flies

I remember 3 of the 4 staff in LHA when I started and I remember those that joined in the following 2 years. But I can't for the life of me remember who had the flat at the back of the house when I started. The four staff were Dickie Dawe, Chris Nicholson, Pete Webb and P G Williams. The flat was o...
by Ever Bluer
Fri Jan 01, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: 2016 New Year Honours
Replies: 7
Views: 797

2016 New Year Honours

I see David Norgrove (Thornton B 1959-67), former chair of the Pensions Regulator and current chair of PensionsFirst, the Family Justice Board and the Low Pay Commission, has been awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours. Congratulations to him.
by Ever Bluer
Fri Jul 03, 2015 8:07 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: An early 20th century CH puzzle
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: An early 20th century CH puzzle

Francis (“Fred”) Haselhust (no “r”) died at CH before retirement, while he was still teaching and senior housemaster of Th A in the early 1950s. If he was then aged 64, say, it seems unlikely he could have been at CH in 1925. Not sure I quite follow you here, Martin. If Haselhust was aged about 64 ...
by Ever Bluer
Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: An early 20th century CH puzzle
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: An early 20th century CH puzzle

One possible candidate (three syllables, begins with H) might be Jack Hood-Phillips , who taught at CH for one term (Lent 1925) as a postgraduate student-in-training and set up the CH Scout troop, which suggests a particular involvement with junior boys. Fifty years later he was an Almoner. Another ...
by Ever Bluer
Fri Jun 05, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Jerry Duggan "was murdered"
Replies: 21
Views: 5893

Re: Jerry Duggan "was murdered"

Well, the coroner has now "totally rejected" the German verdict of suicide:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... rmany.html
by Ever Bluer
Tue May 19, 2015 7:49 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Jerry Duggan "was murdered"
Replies: 21
Views: 5893

Re: Jerry Duggan "was murdered"

Jerry's suicide was "a set-up", says expert witness:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-32800508
by Ever Bluer
Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:24 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: General Election: Old Blue candidates
Replies: 29
Views: 2388

General Election: Old Blue candidates

I see Stephen White (Middleton A 1968-75, Governor) is Liberal Democrat candidate for Bishop Auckland, while John Perry (Lamb A 1961-69) is UKIP candidate for Havant. Do we know of any others?
by Ever Bluer
Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Rupert Farquhar-Thomson in last week's Observer
Replies: 3
Views: 1247

Rupert Farquhar-Thomson in last week's Observer

This lament over the plight of today's authors focuses on the admired novelist Rupert Thomson (PeB 66-73):

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/m ... uthor-life
by Ever Bluer
Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Hello
Replies: 12
Views: 2055

Re: Hello

time please wrote:...a headmaster who could have starred in " Silence of the Lambs".
True. DHN seemed to take a savage delight in ripping children to shreds. He did it to me and I haven't recovered.
by Ever Bluer
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Deaths of Vaughan Holme & Jack Hutton-Potts
Replies: 3
Views: 1353

Deaths of Vaughan Holme & Jack Hutton-Potts

Another tragic day for Christ's Hospital... http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/10491380.Christ_s_Hospital_pays_tribute_to_teacher_and_former_pupil_who_fell_to_their_deaths_in_Anglesey/ More information here: http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/10488892.Tributes_pour_in_after_father_of_three_teacher_from_Chri...
by Ever Bluer
Thu May 09, 2013 2:26 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: David Shears
Replies: 0
Views: 1145

David Shears

Sad to see this Telegraph obituary of D. J. A. Shears (Maine B 35-44):

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituar ... hears.html